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Senior Product Developer (Emulsifier)

Reference:KS/AVLO-207617 Location: Kildare
Qualification:MastersExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Our client is a leader in the Food Sector & are currently seeking an experienced Emulsifier Scientist to join an established team. Their range of emulsifiers and texturants are used in many different applications to provide improved texture and enhance shelf life & freshness of their customers products. The successful person will be a strong Project Manager & collaborator & have the ability to present their work back to our clients customers.

• The Emulsifier senior scientist focusses on the development of new emulsifiers by a strong chemical understanding of the food esters particularly
• Oversees projects from customer or internal brief through to hand over to site at scale up phase.
• Prepares project plan, executes lab experiments, evaluates the executed work & writes clear reports.
• Conducts detailed research for the improvement of existing products. Keeps up to date on key scientific developments & best practice requirements.
• Works closely with application and site team to develop innovative solutions and resolves technical problems.
• Focusses on the market requirement and food application knowledge to develop suitable technological solutions
• Ensures that good laboratory practices and lab protocols are being utilised.
• Documents all research notes in computer databases and records and disseminates key learnings.

• Degree in Chemistry or Food Technology, MSc/PhD desirable
• Solid understanding of Organic Chemistry
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in field
• Oleo-chemistry would be a major advantage
• Experience in project management
• Excellent English with additional European language a definite advantage
• Proficiency in Office, experience with ERP & CRM systems
• Excellent communication skills
• Creative, hands-on and pragmatic
• Ability to operate independently and as part of teams
• Leadership skills. Availability to travel with the role

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Karen Shiel | Tel: +353 (0) 1 5079256